Live bands, dancing, food, art, and beer gardens are taking over Prince’s Island Park this weekend for “Calgary’s Hottest Music Festival.” tickets ($15/weekend; $10/day) can be purchased at Co-op or at the door. www.hispanicarts.com
Bring your reusable grocery bags and stock up on fresh fruits and veggies at the Calgary Produce Marketing Association’s Harvest Sale on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Heritage Park. The money raised will go to local charities.
Shake it like you’re in Mumbai this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shaw Milennium Park (9th Ave SW). This one-day free festival will celebrate South Asian culture through food, art, fashion, music, and dance.
The pyromusical finale fires off at sundown Saturday night: Canadian Fireworks Master Alain Carbonneau and his team will close the 2010 Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival in Elliston Park. www.globalfest.ca
Summer Concert Series
This is the last CJSW 90.9-sponsored concert of the summer. On the line-up for Saturday’s free 7 to 10:30 p.m. event at Olympic Plaza are local bands: The Knowledge of Us, Extra Happy Ghost!, Foon Yap and the Roar, and Heat-Ray.
Foothills Harvest Festival
Celebrate “the bounty of the land” at the fifth annual Flavours of the Foothills Harvest Festival. Tours, demonstrations, and tastings will take place between 10 and 5 p.m. Saturday. See www.flavoursofthefoothills.com for details.
Mix of Six: August 27 -29